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Basic information on Jimmy McKinn:
Jimmy "Santiago" McKinn was taken from his home in New
Mexico by Geronimo and
his runaway band of
Apaches in September, 1885. The boy was well treated during the six
months that he lived with the Apache,
assimilated to their lifestyle and learned to speak their language.
When Geronimo surrendered
George Crook at Sonora, Mexico in March, 1886, the boy was found among
the small band of warriors, women, and children traveling with Geronimo. McKinn cried
when taken from the Apaches to
be returned to his original family, a fact widely reported in the
Traveling with General Crook, photographer C.S. Fly, of
this famous photograph of Jimmy, standing among other Apache, after